Stretford WW1 

John William Flynn

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:429th Field Coy
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Engineers 42nd Div.
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:FranceGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Ruyaulcourt Cemetery
Town Memorial:Sale
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1884 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref:

1891 Census - 49 Egerton Street, Sale.    Visitor - aged: 7 - Scholar -
born: Sale.    Heads of household - Joseph Redfern - Married - aged: 57 -
occ: General Labourer - born: Sheffield, Yorkshire.   Also - Ann Redfern -
Wife - aged: 59 - born: Nottinghamshire.   Plus their 2 Redfern daughters
and John's sister - Annie Flynn, aged: 9.

1901 Census - 42 Tatton Road, Sale.   Lodger - aged: 16 - occ: Apprentice
Plasterer - born: Sale.   Still residing with the Redfern family and his
elder sister - Ann Flynn.

Married Mary Hayes Robinson at St. Anne's P.C. on the 17th March 1906, the
marriage being registered during the March quarter 1906 in the Bucklow R.D.
- ref: 8a/259.

1911 Census - 1014 Chester Road, Stretford.    Head of household - Married
- aged: 27 - occ: Plasterer - born: Sale.  Also - Maisie Flynn - Wife -
aged: 27 - born: Sale.   Plus their two daughters - Maisie Flynmn (B.1907)
and Phyllis Flynn (b.1909).

Original No. T2371.

Enlisted in September 1915 and drafted to the front in June 1916.

Death reported in the 20/06/1917 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

Left a widow and three children - the eldest being just 10 years old.  
Post War, they are recorded as residing at 3 Dudley Road, Sale.

Also listed on the Royal Engineers Memorial, Old Trafford, now re-erected
in the T.A. Centre at Failsworth, Manchester.

Commemorated on the family gravestone in Sale Cemetery - J.322.

Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
Royal Engineers HQ
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